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Study in Ireland

ApAmarnath pratapwarJan 30, 2021

About Ireland:

Ireland is a magnificent country known for its scenic beauty. With beautiful grasslands and wide oceans, this country is nothing less than picturesque. Ireland is rich in tradition, culture and heritage. Ireland’s capital, Dublin, is one of the most popular cities in the world. The weather is fairly pleasant throughout the year except during the winter months when the temperature drops down to 4 to 4 degrees. People of Ireland and are very warm and welcoming in nature which makes it a good option for in Ireland

Reasons to study in Ireland:

  1. One of the best education systems: Ireland is known to have one of the best education systems in the whole of Europe. They are known for their flexible nature and are skewed towards practical knowledge. This allows students the space to grow and evolve. 
  2. Variety of programmes: Ireland Universities offer more than 5000 courses. Due to this, it is one of the main education hubs. 
  3. English-taught courses: Even though Irish is the main language spoken there, their courses are taught in English.
  4. Home to top global companies: Ireland is home to many global MNCs like Apple, HP, Pfizer, LinkedIn, Google, GSK and many more!
  5. Safe and modern: Ireland is known to be the 12th most peaceful country in the world. It is very safe for students – both males and females alike. 
  6. Home to renowned universities: Dublin, the capital of Ireland is home to many renowned universities. It’s populated with students from all around the world.
  7. Pocket-friendly: Ireland as a country is more economical to live in as compared to the big metropolitan countries like UK. The fee structures are lesser as well.

Cost of living:

Average living cost: €7,000 to €12,000 per year

Tuition Fees: 

Undergraduate courses: €9,000 – €45,000 per year.

Postgraduate Master and PhD courses: €9,150 – €37,000 per year

Application Deadlines:

6 months before the course starts

Top Universities/Colleges in Ireland:

  1. Trinity College, Dublin
  2. University College of Dublin
  3. University College Cork
  4. National University of Ireland Galway
  5. Dublin City University
  6. University of Limerick
  7. Maynooth University
  8. TU Dublin Kevin Street
  9. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  10. National College of Ireland

Post-study opportunities in Ireland

Ireland allows international students to work in the country post their graduation. They allow work visas as per which the students are allowed to work in the country for up to 24 months post completion of their degrees.

Considering the fact that Ireland is home to many global MNCs, work is always available for students.

Scholarship Opportunities for Bachelors and Masters:




Global Student Contest Scholarship

Given to students who perform very well in their studies or have had to go through hardships to get to a graduate degree course

USD 1,500


To provide financial aid to students to who have merit in their studies

USD 16,000

LUSTRA+ Scholarships for International Students inthe  Netherlands

Given to students who want to intern or do research at an institution or company outside Europe

Up to USD 790

KDS Competition Scholarship 2021

Awarded annually to students to perform well in their studies

Up to USD 1,500

KaS Scholarship

Given to students who perform very well in their studies or have had to go through hardships to get to a graduate degree course

Up to USD 1,500


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